Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Applying a vignette, part of Photoshop: Creative Effects (2011).
A darkening of the edges of an image caused by light falloff and other factors …is an issue photographers have long tried to avoid or compensate for, and yet a …vignette effect can help to frame up an image. …And even serves to help focus the viewers attention inside the frame, rather than …wondering away from the key subject of an image. …In this lesson I'll show you my preferred method for applying a vignette effect. …We're going to make use of a filter here. Specifically the lens correction filter. …And I'd like to do so in a non destructive and flexible way.…
So I'll use a smart filter. And what that means is that I will …convert my background image layer into a smart object so that I can apply the filter. …As a smart filter to that smart object. To do so, I need to make sure that the …background image layer is the active or selected layer on the Layers panel. …Which I can accomplish by simply clicking on the thumbnail for the background image layer. …I'll then choose Filter, Convert for Smart Filters from the menu, in order to …
- Safely experimenting with creativity
- Creating a black-and-white effect
- Using Curves presets for creative effects
- Applying a vignette
- Using the Filter Gallery
- Applying a Gradient Map adjustment
- Creating a multiple exposure effect
- Hand-painting an image
- Creative projects
Skill Level Intermediate
Photoshop for Photographers: Creative Effectswith Chris Orwig4h 57m Intermediate
Photoshop CS5: Creative Compositingwith Chris Orwig4h 41m Intermediate
1. Creative Basics
2. Expanded Creativity
3. Targeted Creativity
4. Creative Projects
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